28 Feb. () –
The Government of Japan has announced this Tuesday new sanctions against Russia, “in view of the current international situation regarding Ukraine, and in order to contribute to international efforts to achieve peace.”
The Japanese Foreign Ministry has indicated that it will freeze assets from Tuesday to 39 people and 73 entities from the Russian Federation, a Russian bank and nine people who are in the eastern and southern regions of Ukraine, for being allegedly involved. in the annexation of the territories to Russia.
Likewise, the export ban has been introduced to 21 entities, which can contribute to the improvement of Russian industrial capacities, as can be read in a statement.
These sanctions include the Vice Minister of Defense, Victor Goremikin; the main shareholder of the Kalashnikov company, Alan Lushnikov, as well as other senior officials and businessmen in the country.
These additional measures were announced by the Japanese Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, last Friday, when the leaders of the seven main countries (G7) held a video conference on the occasion of the first anniversary of the invasion of Ukraine.